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A couple of days after announcing that has pulled out of its planned $8.1 billion acquisition of two of Abbott’s diagnostics divisions, GE officials suggested during a conference call that it was highly unlikely that the firm would make any acquisitions this year costing more than $2 billion.

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Researchers hope to tease out the signature effects that different carcinogens leave on the genome to determine their contributions to disease, Mosaic reports.

The Wall Street Journal looks into the cost of new gene therapies.

An Imperial College London-led team reports that it was able to use a gene drive to control a population of lab mosquitos.

In PNAS this week: genomic effects of silver fox domestication, limited effect of mitochondrial mutations on aging in fruit flies, and more.